bar] MYSTERY SOLVED: The Gatepost
at Bankside, Marsden, and, below, a sketch of Hay Green Corn Mill, Marsden, with gasworks (right) from the mid 19th century Picture : West Yorkshire Archive Services
A local source said there were reports the gatepost
device was a pipe-bomb with petrol attached.
A spokesman for Merseyside police issued a witness appeal and said: "A red Rover Metro was travelling away from the town on city road when he left the carriage way and collided with a gatepost
, a best-priced 10-1 with Boylesports, has two and a quarter lengths to find with Power on the Coventry form, but he had to race from an unfavourable low draw at Ascot and Channon is looking forward to renewing rivalry.
O'Brien had saddled one Royal Ascot winner this week with Power in Tuesday's Coventry Stakes but blamed himself for So You Think's preparation following his agonising Prince of Wales's Stakes defeat to Rewilding, while Spencer indulged in a spot of mental flagellation over his ride on fifth-placed Gatepost
in the Coventry.
25 Ascot Sporting (50:30:20:10) 13-17 Mezmaar, Power, 11-14 Gatepost
, 7-9 Commissar, 6-8 Italo, Trumpet Major, 5-7 Fulbright, St Barths, Roman Soldier, 4-6 Rebellious Guest, B Fifty Two, 3-5 Gabrial, Brocklebank, 1-3 North Star Boy, Chandlery, Jack Who's He, Campanology, Lethal Force, 0.
Semelia Campbell died crying "help me, help me" as the iron gate closed and trapped her against a gatepost
and brick wall.
The wall was demolished and a brick gatepost
ended up outside the house next door.
His runners, the Mick Channontrained Gatepost
and Richard Fahey's Gabrial, bring unbeaten records into the race.
Luckily no one was hurt when the car hit a wooden gatepost
and turned over but the road had to be closed while the vehicle was righted and removed.
Sue Harding, racing secretary to Mick Channon, trainer of Gatepost
"His form is great, but it looks a very good Coventry and he's one of a number of unexposed horses in the race.
The 28-year-old from Mirfield was thrown from her horse and her face took the full force of the impact as she was hurled against a gatepost
Horrified parents saw Amber Whyte pressed against a gatepost
by the Toyota people carrier.
However, Power is closely matched on ratings with some others, including the younger pair of Gatepost
and Frederick Engels, so he will need to show improvement at Ascot to justify his top billing in the market.
Amber Whyte was pressed against a gatepost
at her nursery school by the family Toyota Picnic people carrier.